Director of the film "Orphan" and "Unknown" Jaume Collet-Serra negotiates concerning replacement of John Hillcoat in the remake of "Le cerce rouge". Before, on the project has also worked Johnnie To.
The movie by Jean-Pierre Melville is one of the vertices of the French criminal cinema. The hero of Alain Delon, Koryo, lefts prison, having a large fire at a jewelry store. At the same time from the convoy, jumped out the window train, escapes gunman Vogel (Gian Maria Volonte). Along the way he saves the Koryo. Together criminals decide to organize a robbery, taking the third member the vegetative former policeman Jensen (Yves Montand). But the trail of accomplices has been astute by commissioner Matei (Burvil). The culmination of the story will be delicately staged robbery of the store.
The latest project of Jaume Serra was the film "Unknown", who has led the U.S. box office last week. Hero of the picture is Dr. Martin Harris played by Liam Neeson, getting accidently in Berlin hospital he recognizes that no one in this world knew him.
The script for the new "Le cerce rouge" for Working Title Films Company in the face of the producers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will be written by Steven Knight ("Eastern Promises").